American Legion Post #238 555 Buel Ave, Pacifica, CA94044 The American Legion is a veterans service organization, and this post of the legion supports Pacifica and the…More surrounding communities. In addition to promoting patriotism, the post provides youth programs and support programs to veterans and current service members. To become a member of the post, one must be on active duty or have served honorably during one of the war eras.
Charles Egiziano, an Air Force veteran, operates a salvaged Navy vessel and trains students enrolled at the…More University of California, Berkeley's Reserve Officers' Training Corps to sail it.
The vessel sails out of the Richmond Marina in Richmond, CA. His 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, the Fort Baker Maritime Group, is primarily funded by the Department of Defense and UC Berkeley. Occasionally, however, retired military personnel donate their time, money and equipment to his cause.
The Fort Baker Maritime Group is not really involved with the general public, but instead deals mostly in the extended veterans community in the Bay Area, the university and government.